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College football rankings: Iowa moves up to No. 10 ahead of matchup with Maryland

The Terps visit a top-10 team this week.

Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

Maryland's next opponent is now No. 10 in the Associated Press Poll and No. 12 in the latest Coaches Poll, as the Iowa Hawkeyes moved up in both despite not playing a game this weekend.

Iowa is now being seriously considered as a College Football Playoff contender, and rightfully so. The Hawkeyes are undefeated ahead of Maryland's visit to Kinnick Stadium on Saturday.

In the Big Ten, Ohio State hammered Rutgers 49-7, and J.T. Barrett looked like his old self again as he assumed the starting role for the first time this season. Similarly, Michigan State took care of business Indiana 52-26 behind . Michigan had a bye week, where the Wolverines looked to recover after last week's last-second loss against the Spartans.

In the ACC, Clemson absolutely annihilated Miami, and is now the team to beat in the conference after Georgia Tech upset Florida State on an outrageous blocked-field goal-touchdown.

Coaches AP
1 Ohio State (49) Ohio State (39)
2 Baylor (10) Baylor (7)
3 TCU (2) Clemson (6)
4 LSU (1) LSU (5)
5 Michigan State TCU (3)
6 Clemson (1) Michigan State
7 Alabama Alabama (1)
8 Stanford Stanford
9 Notre Dame Notre Dame
10 Oklahoma State Iowa
11 Iowa Florida
12 Florida Oklahoma State
13 Oklahoma Utah
14 Utah Oklahoma
15 Florida State Michigan
16 Memphis Memphis
17 Michigan Florida State
18 Duke Houston
19 Houston Ole Miss
20 Toledo Toledo
21 Ole Miss Temple
22 Temple Duke
23 Georgia Pitt
24 Pitt UCLA
25 UCLA Mississippi State